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to put something together we could not have thought of. to go more with francis collins sunday night at 8:00 on assess band -- c-span q&a. atcoming up this morning, 9:00 eastern the u.s. house returns for work on the 2014 federal budget. the senate is in to work on the senate democrats' version of the 2014 budget. at 10:00, an oversight hearing on management at the homeland security department. in 45 minutes, tom price, budget committee vice chair discusses the debate over
with the nih director, dr. francis collins, sunday night at 8:00 on "q &a." >> according to an united nations, 70,000 have been killed since protests against syrian president assad. robert frod testified at a robert ford testified at a hearing. this is two hours and 15 minutes. >> this hearing will come to order. we need to review the syrian crisis. it was two years ago last week on the nightly news that we saw those protesters walking through the street, chanting, peaceful. what the world saw next without the syrian forces opened up with small arms fire on the marchers. over the ensuing weeks, that was followed by materially -- artillery barrage is and tanks and aerial apartment and finally i scud missiles into cities. we are now two years into that syria and uprising. for two leady years, u.s. policy has been a drift. the obama administration saw assad as a reformer in the works. then it bet on moscow to play a constructive role. this is the assad who is bombing villages in syria. this is the assad who is ordering teenagers tortured. frankly, he is engaged in murdering his populist. the anc
. francis collins. syria. ambassador to robert ford testified before a house foreign affairs committee hearing about the west's's response to the syrian civil war. he spoke to the committee about the allegations that chemical weapons were used in syria this week. you can see all of his testimony just after 1:00 eastern here on c-span. >> so far, we have no evidence to substantiate the reports that chemical weapons were used yesterday, but i want to underline that we're looking very carefully at these reports. we are consulting with partners in the region and in the international community. more broadly, we have been three clear from the beginning about our concern that as the assad regime the rigid military situation deteriorates and it becomes, as a director of national security -- intelligence said, ever more beleaguered, that it might be tempted to use cover -- chemical weapons. the president has been very clear in saying that if assad and those under his command to make the mistake of using chemical weapons or if they fail to meet their obligation to secure them, then there will be
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